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Stories from Friday, October 28, 2011

Out of the darkness, into the light (10/28/11)
She beat breast cancer and thought after a year-and-a-half, that she had a bright future ahead of her. "It was shocking to have it come back," said Shelby Linahan, of Monett. "It was upsetting." This elementary school teacher had been through the ravages of a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation already...
Plan to join the fun (10/28/11)
Plan now to join the fun (10/28/11)
Volunteers with the Monett Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) are busy preparing for a new event, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the new and improved Monett Elementary School. The Family Fun Fest will include a chili-hot dog supper, games, inflatables and entertainment for the whole family presented in a carnival theme. ...
"Spook" tacular events planned for Halloween (10/28/11)
It's going to be a spooktacular Halloween in the Monett area with plenty of haunted hayrides, trick-or-treating and ghoulishly good times for young and old alike. This year's annual costume contest kicks off at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 at Monett City Hall...
Building owners get one more chance (10/28/11)
The Monett Building Board has extended a final chance to the owners of 109 E. Broadway to repair their building or face a recommendation of demolition to the Monett City Council. Maintenance of the building was discussed at a hearing held on Oct. 3. Eluteria Rodriguez, who lives in Montclair, Calif., was present to discuss complaints that dated back to Feb. 2, 2010...
Concert is Sunday (10/28/11)
The Ozark Festival Orchestra will offer a concert of mostly American music at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Monett City Hall Auditorium to open the OFO's 32nd season. Music director Ken Meisinger, at left, led the Tuesday rehearsal in a march by Bagley, Broadway tunes by George M. Cohan, "Variations on a Shaker Hymn" by Copland, Armed Forces music, "America the Beautiful" and a suite by Holst. Admission is $5 for adults...
LEPD members discuss changes in how funds will be distributed (10/28/11)
Members of the Local Emergency Planning District (LEPD) discussed changes in the way the Missouri Emergency Planning Commission (MERC) will distribute funds to local committees and districts at their October meeting. David Compton, director of the Barry County Office of Emergency Management, advised members that Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) funds would no longer be alloted to counties based on highway miles...
B-L Library director speaks to Kiwanians (10/28/11)
Gina Gail Milburn, the new director of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library, offered background on herself and her view of libraries at a recent meeting of the Monett Kiwanis Club. A Missouri native, Milburn began her library career shelving books in high school. She went to the University of Missouri's Conservatory of Music and earned a master's degree in music. She liked a job she had in a library and decided to complete a degree in library science at the University of Missouri...
Tie die for a cause (10/28/11)
Each month the Monett Area YMCA after-school childcare program focuses on a community service project. In October, to mark breast cancer awareness month, the children made pink tie dye T-shirts to bring attention to the issue. In September, they held a food drive to highlight hunger and obesity. ...
No school on Monday for Monett students (10/28/11)
Monett R-1 School District will not be in session on Monday, Oct. 31. Teachers will be participating in a Professional Development Day, and campus agendas are as follows: Central Park Elementary: participate in a technology day with focus on training to enhance instruction in the classroom using Clicker systems, iPads, Excel and iMovie-Garage Band-Podcasting; work in teams to create a project they can use with students; and share ideas/projects/creations in collaborative teams to conclude the day. ...
Monett Cubs holds off East Newton 36-15 (10/28/11)
With 40 seconds to go in the fourth quarter, Monett head coach Chad Depeť was grabbed by two of his football players while two more doused him with nearly five gallons of ice cold Gatorade as the Cubs defeated East Newton 36-15 and advanced to the Class 3 playoffs...
STL Cardinals force a decisive Game 7 (10/28/11)
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Hours after David Freese's home run plunked down on the grass patch beyond the center field wall, long after the ballpark emptied, a message still burned bright on the scoreboard: "See you TOMORROW NIGHT for Game 7 of the World Series!"...
Eagles fall to Skyline (10/28/11)
"Do your best and there's nothing to be ashamed of. Those are the 11 guys out on the field I've been looking for. Lot of heart," Pierce City coach Mac Whitehead told his team at the end of last night's 33-27 loss to the Skyline Tigers. Though heavily outmatched, Pierce City was still in the thick of the battle until late in the fourth quarter when the Eagles ran out of opportunity and momentum...
MES Students of the Week, Oct. 24 (10/28/11)
Monett Elementary School has announced Students of the Week for Oct. 24. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Gisselle Villasenor, Juan Sanchez and Danilson Vazquez. Back row: Leslie Serrano, Presley Wormington, Halica Yax-Currens and Natalie Rivera...
Purdy Charecter Education winners for September (10/28/11)
Character education medal winners for September are pictured above. In September, students focused on cooperation. In the front row, from left, are: Isaac Godsey, Monserat Alvarez, Melissa Lee, Madison Dent and Johnny Brown. Second row: Zarin Barkhoff, Montana Fly, Jaci Moore, Caitlin Brown and Libby Roden. Back row: Principal Jeff Swadley, Samantha Hestdalen, Anna Pippin, Macy Terry and Gary Jurgensen, counselor...
Purdy Elementary August Charecter Education (10/28/11)
Purdy Elementary Principal Jeff Swadley has announced character education medal winners for August, who are pictured above. Purdy's kindergarten through fourth grade teachers, in partnership with elementary counselor Gary Jurgensen, teach a different character trait each month. ...
School/Senior Menus Oct. 31-Nov. 4 (10/28/11)
CENTRAL PARK AND MONETT ELEMENTARY Key: SC - Smart Choice entree item (16 grams of fat or less.) HM - Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen. WG - Whole Grain item. Monday - NO SCHOOL. Tuesday - Breakfast: Fruit and yogurt parfait, cereal or oatmeal. Lunch: 1. French toast. 2. Biscuits and gravy. 3. Fajita chicken chef salad w/WG tortilla chips...
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